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Botanical Biohacking

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Now displaying: August, 2020
Aug 30, 2020

Modern Medicine still rests on the old biology. This has been a tremendous gift, but its only part of the picture. It leaves a lot of diagnostic noise which makes treating chronic disease challenging. The new biology looks at the body as a series of ecosystems and seeks to cultivate them like a garden.

Aug 24, 2020
Anxiety and Depression are linked with inflammation. Key regulator of the cellular antioxidant response NRF2 may play a role. Discover how an ancient herbal formula may help us better understand the relationship between depression and inflammation as well as the role of metabolites as possible biological markers for more objective diagnosis of major depression. Xiao Yao Chapter of Zhuangzi https://ctext.org/zhuangzi/enjoyment-... Xiong, Xingjiang, et al. "Efficacy and safety of Chinese herbal medicine Xiao Yao San in hypertension: a systematic review and meta-analysis." Phytomedicine 61 (2019): 152849. Liu, Xiaojie, et al. "Plasma metabolomics of depressed patients and treatment with Xiaoyaosan based on mass spectrometry technique." Journal of ethnopharmacology 246 (2020): 112219. Ma Q. (2013). Role of nrf2 in oxidative stress and toxicity. Annual review of pharmacology and toxicology, 53, 401–426. https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-pharm... Chen, Jia-Xu, et al. "Effects of Chai Hu (Radix Burpleuri) containing formulation on plasma β-endorphin, epinephrine and dopamine in patients." The American Journal of Chinese Medicine 33.05 (2005): 737-745. Martín-de-Saavedra, María Dolores, et al. "Nrf2 participates in depressive disorders through an anti-inflammatory mechanism." Psychoneuroendocrinology 38.10 (2013): 2010-2022. Martín-de-Saavedra, María Dolores, et al. "Nrf2 participates in depressive disorders through an anti-inflammatory mechanism." Psychoneuroendocrinology 38.10 (2013): 2010-2022. *Correction: At 8:10 I say 2,000 years. That should be 1,000 years. The formula its based on if nearly 2,000 years old being created at around AD 190.
 
 
Aug 24, 2020

Corydalis has been used for pain and was a major herb in formula for opiate addiction following the Chinese opiate wars. Discover how its use as a topic can relieve pain and enhance quality of life for those suffering from sharp or throbbing pain associated with blood stasis.

Aug 19, 2020

Wade has lived in ashrams, competed at the Mr. Universe as a drug free vegetarian, written several books, and co-founded a nutrition company. He's also served as an advisor to the American Anti-Cancer Institute. Why is this good for you? Because you get to discover how enzymes can help you look better, think clearer, and fix your tummy.

Aug 9, 2020

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